TITLE

Armistead Maupin: Leaping to the Big Screen

AUTHOR(S)
Esther, John
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with writer Armistead Maupin, author of the best selling, six volume series "Tales of the City." Another one of his novels, "The Night Listener," has been adapted for the screen. The film version stars Robin Williams as Gabriel Noone, the protagonist. The screen play was co-written by Maupin, director Patrick Stettner and Terry Anderson. Maupin spoke about the changes the novel went through when adapted for the screen and about his collaboration in the production process of the movie. He also spoke about the similarities between the main character and himself, and his relationship with his father. Also discussed was the break up of his relationship with Terry Anderson which is mirrored in the movie.
ACCESSION #
22050091

 

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